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The industry group representing Apple, Microsoft, HP and IBM has argued that if Australian competition law is changed to ban the so-called Australia tax on technology, it might drive companies out of the country.
The Australian Law Reform Commission has called on the government to bring in technology-neutral fair use provisions into Australian copyright law, in a report that Attorney-General George Brandis has labelled 'controversial'.
A study has found that three-strikes policies don't work, even when consumers overestimate which channels are being monitored for piracy.
Country's cabinet has approved draft containing amendments to its Information and Communication Technology Act which will enable law enforcers to arrest individuals without a warrant and increase the jail sentence to 14 years.
Tier 1 companies and named Silicon Valley technology firms are trying to point the finger at FISA, the secretive mass surveillance law. But the very nature of the law is preventing them from saying anything — or even mentioning the law itself.
Technology small and medium enterprises could benefit from the special conditions for a four-year period if senate bill becomes law
An industry group representing ISPs in Europe warns that technical measures such as website blocking are "possibly repressive" and would not effectively combat piracy.
One U.S. law enforcement agency is struggling to snoop on messages sent by Apple devices, claiming they "cannot be intercepted." But lack of transparency on Apple's part may mean the technology giant is facing an influx of search warrants — and yet we don't know about it.
After major U.S.-based technology companies lobbied European member states and politicians, many will wake up today able to breathe a sigh of relief, as the European Commission is forced to climb down on certain elements of the new proposed data protection and privacy law.
The center is to provide third-party mediation and dispute-resolution services to technology companies involved in intellectual property disputes, with the country seeing a surge in such cases due to online piracy.
eBay and the ACCC have called for Australian copyright law to be more technology neutral, to allow users to store content in the cloud.
Australia's newly-announced internet "filtering" plan relies on an unprecedented interpretation of the law and will do little to prevent the spread of child abuse material.
France's Hadopi anti-piracy legislation came in 2009, charged with cutting file-sharing and boosting legal alternatives. Four years and millions of euros later, it's now got its first scalp. But does the law, and the authority behind it, have a future?
Intel should be given a round of applause for believing in manufacturing when few technology companies do, but there are economics to consider when it comes to Moore's Law.
The Federation Against Software Theft wants the current UK Digital Economy Act anti-piracy proposals to be extended to cover public Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G technology.
Intel has long led the way, but as it gets increasingly harder for the industry to follow Moore's Law, there has been a lot of debate about whether its lead is growing too large. With wireless customers clamoring for the latest technology for mobile processors, semiconductor foundries are suddenly shaking things up.
While transistor densities have obeyed Moore's law in keep increasing geometrically, this has put pressure on Li-Ion technology which stubbornly refuses to improve.
The U.K. government is to repeal two sections of a key anti-piracy law which would have allowed it to block websites by court order, after copyright holders beat them to it
The U.K.'s communications regulator has outlined how ISPs must inform its alleged file-sharing customers that they could face legal action by rights holders under the U.K.'s anti-piracy law.
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